An interdisciplinary Arts & Public History Project inspired by the left-wing Jewish community of Philadelphia from the 1930’s and beyond. Held in celebration of the opening of Jews and Leftist Politics in Philadelphia - An Oral History Collection , a new archive to be housed in Temple University Libraries’ Special Collections Research Center, Radical Jewish Philadelphia will include a keynote address by leading scholar of the American-Jewish left Tony Michels (University of Wisconsin-Madison), an exhibition of students' artworks, dance and theater performances, and a participatory oral history listening project. Collaboratively developed by Tyler’s Community Arts Practices Program, the Feinstein Center for American Jewish History, and Temple University Libraries.
Free and open to the public. Registration required.
Kosher lunch available on April 25th for $10.
For the symposium schedule, see the event page on facebook.
Exhibition open from April 25 – April 30, 2014.